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Using 3D Printing And Design To Change The Way We Look At Disability

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.27.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The technology involved in creating artificial limbs has come a long way in the last few decades. We have now witnessed a paralyzed man kick a soccer ...

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

3-D Printers Are Saving Babies' Lives One Breath At A Time

The Huffington Post | Nicole Edine | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology

Breathing is a function that most of us take for granted. Not Natalie Peterson. Her son, Garrett, was born with a weak, soft cartilage in his w...

Now You Can 3D Print Replicas Of Your Very Own Baby

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.24.2014 | Parents

Using ultrasound images or pictures of your newborn, the aptly named company 3D Babies can make a life-like representation of your infant. But the ...

3D Printing Can Turn You Into a Designer

Gil Laroya | Posted 02.15.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Knowledge of mechanism arrangement, tolerance stack up, motion kinematics, material properties, and fabrication methods are just not part of everyone's typical abilities. But the 3D printer addresses one of the big elements -- fabrication -- by enabling a person to quite literally click a mouse button and build a complex object.

Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as ...

3D Printing: No Longer Just an Idea

Jackson Mariotti | Posted 02.05.2014 | Teen
Jackson Mariotti

If 3D printing continues to advance the way it has, then it will change everybody's lives. No longer does it exist solely in dreams and imaginations. It is here and exponentially growing.

Jennifer Bendery

House Passes Ban On Plastic Guns As Senate Eyes Broader Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Something bizarre happened in the House of Representatives on Tuesday: Republicans quietly passed gun control legislation. The bill, ...

Just in Time for Black Friday: NRDC's Green Electronics Holiday Shopping Guide 2013

Noah Horowitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

It takes a lot of energy to make a new device so it's often better to keep old functioning consumer electronics in use, especially when it comes to smart phones, tablets, and laptops.

SOLVED: Decades-Old Dinosaur Mystery

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.20.2013 | Science

The identity of a mislabeled fossil damaged in a World War II era bombing has finally been revealed as part of an enormous long-necked plant-eating di...

The Race To Extend Ban On Dangerously 'Undetectable' 3D-Printed Guns Is On

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

ALBANY, New York (AP) — As the technology to print 3-D firearms advances, a federal law that banned the undetectable guns is about to expire. ...

11 Amazing Ways People Are Using 3D Printers For Good, Not Guns

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.18.2013 | Technology

Even though anyone willing to shell out $850,000 on a 3D metal printer can now produce fully functioning guns in the legal comfort of their own home, ...

Artist Turns Old Ford Into 3D Printed Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.15.2013 | Arts

If you want to see the future, step into Ioan Florea’s studio on Shelbyville Lake in Illinois. Florea, a Romanian-born artist, turns the practic...

3D Printing -- From Novelty to Real World Innovation

Gil Laroya | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

It was only a matter of time before innovation latched on to the capabilities of 3D printing to create useful items that improve quality of life. There are better things to make than belt buckles and pencil holders.

Can Printers Provide Fix For Deadly Donor Organ Problem?

LiveScience | Jeremy Hsu | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transp...

The Ultimate 3D Printer

Ben Uyeda | Posted 09.06.2013 | Technology
Ben Uyeda

3D printing, while definitely impressive, is only one of many new manufacturing technologies. We can't expect machines to fix problems that our society hasn't. Even if 3D printers were flawless and cheap they would only print what we tell them to.

3D Printer Sends Office Over The Edge

Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy

Sitting on the office copier is child's play compared to what these office employees do when given a 3D printer. Watch the Funny Or Die sketch abo...

It Would Take HOW Long To Build A House With A 3D Printer?

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 06.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

This technology is cool -- for miniatures, that is.

Kim Dotcom Not Into 3D-Printed Guns

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology

If there's anyone who believes people should have access to whatever they want online, it's probably file-sharing advocate and Mega founder Kim Dotcom...

Bill Maher Sounds Off On 3D-Printed Guns

Posted 05.11.2013 | Comedy

Bill Maher is still trying to wrap his brain around the incredible phenomenon that is the 3D printer, especially the unsettling news that the first 3D...

WATCH: This Bionic Ear Was Made On A 3D Printer

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.13.2014 | Technology

While some people are using 3D printers to make guns, scientists at Princeton University are using them to create working human ears. By combining "bi...

LOOK: A House That Was Built By A Printer?

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 03.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

With this new technology, the possibilities are endless.

A Pez Dispenser With Your Head On It?

Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

3D printing is one of the most intriguing advances in personal technology, partly because the possibilities are just being discovered. We've heard abo...

What Are the Possibilities With 3-D Printers?

Drew Hendricks | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology
Drew Hendricks

By downloading plans online, homeowners will have nearly limitless options, and those who are creative can even design their own objects. Many experts believe that affordable 3-D printers capable of these tasks are only a few years away.

MakerBot: How a 3D Printer Can Change the World

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 03.13.2014 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

A machine such as the MakerBot will change the entire world in such a way that has never happened before. The MakerBot will open peoples' imaginations to a world that had never been available to them before it.